Mike Holland is Chief Executive Officer of Embassy Office Parks. Embassy Office Parks is jointly owned by Bangalore based Embassy Group, one of India’s leading property developers and global private equity firm Blackstone. He has 30 years of international experience in commercial real estate in Asia, Europe and the USA in owner/developer, corporate occupier and advisory roles.
Since, 2013 Mike has taken on the responsibility for Embassy Office Parks which includes over 20 million square feet of commercial real estate space across Bangalore and Pune.
Mike was the Country Manager & Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle in India from 1998- 2002. He was instrumental in setting up and managing the JLW India business and the subsequent integration and management of that business with LaSalle Partners to create JLL India. Mike also led the Procurement and Real Estate Function of Microsoft Corporation across Asia Pacific, including India and China from 2003-2006. His role at Microsoft included the set-up of the Microsoft Campus in Hyderabad which today houses over 7000 Microsoft Engineers spread over 1.2 m sq ft, as well as the land acquisition and team assembly for the Beijing and Shanghai campus projects. He was CEO of Assetz Property Group, a Bangalore based Development Manager, from 2007-2013 focussed on commercial office developments and asset management.
Mike is a member of the RICS South Asia Board and is actively involved in a number of community activities in India and is a Board Member of a number of charitable organisations focused on disability and education.
About Embassy Office Parks
Embassy Office Parks is a leading private owner and operator of world-class business parks in India. Embassy Office Parks is a joint venture between Bangalore based Embassy Group, India’s leading commercial property developer and the Blackstone Group L.P. (“Blackstone”). Embassy Office Parks provides a ecosystem and infrastructure that is business focused, enhancing productivity through a vibrant and emotionally involved workforce following the best of global standards. With over 100 corporate occupiers, and several large multinationals situated at these parks, Embassy Office Parks is a pioneer in the development of integrated office parks across the country. Comprising more than 20 million sq ft of commercial space, the Embassy Office Parks portfolio includes business parks in Bangalore such as Embassy TechVillage, Embassy GolfLinks and Embassy Manyata Business Park, as well as Embassy TechZone in Pune.
About Embassy Group
Embassy Group is a leading property developer in India with a track record of over 28 years in real estate development. Embassy has an extensive land bank across the country and has developed over 35 million sq ft of prime commercial, residential and retail space in India as well as Malaysia and Serbia. Embassy’s commercial real estate business includes the development of business parks for the IT/ITeS sector, ten SEZs and numerous corporate office facilities. Embassy’s portfolio spans the commercial, residential, industrial, retail and hospitality segments. More information at www.embassyindia.com